Academic and Teaching Staff


Assistant Professor

BSc(Shanghai Jiao Tong U); MSc(IIT); PhD(TAMU)

Research Interests

Data Mining, Network Analysis, Social Media Mining, Knowledge Graph Analytics, Automated/Interactive Machine Learning


Dr Huang is an assistant professor at the Department of Computing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2020, M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in 2015, and B.S. in Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2012.

Dr Huang has actively published in several prestigious conferences and journals including KDD, WSDM, AAAI, SDM, IJCAI, ICDM, and TKDD. His publications are well recognized by the community and have received about 600 citations with h-index 8 according to Google Scholar. Dr Huang has given a lecture-style tutorial named “Learning from Networks” as the leading author, at KDD 2019. Because of his quality research work, he won the 2019 INFORMS QSR best student paper finalist and Doctoral Forum Best Poster Runner-Up Award in the SDM 2017. He is the program committee member of WSDM 2021, IJCAI 2020, KDD 2019 & 2020, ICKG 2020, and CIKM 2019 & 2020. He is the reviewer of many international journals.